Questions from the novel To Kill a Mockingbird (Chapter 22)
- Although Atticus did not want his children in court, he defends Jem’s right to know what has happened. In your own words, explain Atticus’s reasons for this.
- Miss Maudie tells Jem that “things are never as bad as they seem.” What reasons does she give for this view?
- Why does Dill say that he will be a clown when he grows up? Why is this statement both sad and true about human nature?